7:00 - 8:00 PM · Nazareth

Welcome Reception • sponsored by Pearl Insurance

Network with your fellow Realtors® and leave the stress of the day behind. Open to all Broker Summit registered attendees, complimentary hors d'oeuvres and one drink ticket per attendee.

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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM · Grande Foyer

Michigan Realtors® Registration & Concierge Desk • sponsored by McClelland & Anderson

Welcome 2018 Broker Summit attendee! Name badge, program book and other information for the Broker Summit may be picked up at the Event Concierge Desk. Take time to visit Broker Summit sponsors to learn how they are here to see you succeed.

Need a charge? Utilize the Michigan Realtors® phone charging station sponsored by American Home Shield.

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8:15 - 9:00 AM · Grande Ballroom

Coffee Break and Light Refreshments

Business comes from building relationships. Make a memorable impression while enjoying a refreshment.

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9:00 - 9:10 AM · Grande Ballroom

Welcome Remarks

Welcome from 2018 Michigan Realtors® President, Sara Lipnitz and Broker Summit Task Force Chair, Steve Volkers Jr.

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9:10 - 10:00 AM · Grande Ballroom

It's Not You: It's New! - Marki Lemons-Ryhal • sponsored by Proliant Settlement Systems

Marki Lemons · Marki

Are you frustrated by technology and social media?
Get motivated to:
 Identify ways to stay abreast of current and emerging trends.
 Explain the value of video and future projections.
 Recall how to leverage Evernote in business productivities.
 List item’s that all agents need in their NEW work bag.
 Leverage listing and community photos across the internet.

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10:00 - 10:50 AM · Grande Ballroom

Broker Profitability Panel Discussion

John Meesseman , Michael Bass, Ben Latocki, and Greg Carlson

Real Estate Brokers understand the importance of being educated on current trends so they can increase their sales to advance their brokerages. Gather information from some of Michigan's finest Brokers to see what they are doing to increase their bottom line.

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10:50 - 11:10 AM · Grande Ballroom

Networking Break • sponsored by MSHDA

Take some time to connect with your fellow brokers and return some calls over an assortment of refreshments.

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11:10 AM - 12:00 PM · Grande Ballroom

Industry Disrupters Panel Discussion • sponsored by Independent Bank

Kent Selders , Mark Allen · Realtor.com, and Scott Marcelle · Zillow

Please join us for a bipartisan discussion of what some may consider Michigan's greatest Industry Disrupters in the market. Gain insight from representatives of realtor.com, Zillow, and Redfin to hear how 2018 is shaping up for their business.

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12:00 - 1:30 PM · Garden Gallery

Lunch & LIVE (or at least in one take) • sponsored by Greater Metropolitan Association of Realtors®

Menu: TBD

The luncheon will include a Legislative & Broker involvement Program Update. Are you a broker/owner or managing broker? Are you involved with NAR’s Broker Involvement Program? Learn more about what this dynamic program provides for you, the broker/owner, with a quick and effective tool to rally your agents on critical legislative issues affecting our industry.

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1:35 - 2:25 PM · Grande Ballroom

Wire Fraud Panel Discussion • sponsored by Lake Michigan Credit Union

Rebecca Keithley , Tom Cronkright · Sun Title Agency, and Lisa Scoble · Pearl Insurance

Wire fraud is real. Learn the earliest signs of wire fraud and ways of prevention from a team of specialists and perspectives.

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2:25 - 2:45 PM · Grande Ballroom

Networking Break

Join us in the Grande Ballroom as we climb to new heights of networking with fellow attendees while enjoying a refreshment.

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2:45 - 3:35 PM · Grande Ballroom

Economic and Real Estate Market Outlook Given By Special Guest, Lawrence Yun • sponsored by Hondros College of Business

Lawrence Yun

Lawrence Yun, NAR's Chief Economist, will give a comprehensive economic update on residential real estate trends & issues.

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3:35 - 4:05 PM · Grande Ballroom

Closing Panel Q/A

Lawrence Yun , Tom Cronkright · Sun Title Agency, and Scott Marcelle · Zillow

Have you been stirring over one of the topics discussed earlier? Get the answers to the most frequently asked questions by completing a questionnaire form on your table. Please turn in your questions for our panel of experts before lunch, and we will do our best to answer those questions.

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4:05 - 4:10 PM · Grande Ballroom

Thank you for attending!

Congratulations, you reached the Summit! Please complete the online evaluation surveys for the sessions you attended.

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4:10 PM · Grande Ballroom

Join us at The Convention - September 26-28, 2018

Join us September 26-28 at Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, Traverse City. Full details at www.mirealtors.com/attendees.

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